1 Prayers for Kindergarten through Eighth Grade Students
2 Prayers by Grade To be learned: To reinforce: Kindergarten Sign of the Cross The Lord! s Prayer Grace before Meals First Grade: Glory to the Father Sign of the Cross The Lord! s Prayer Grace before Meals Second Grade: An Act of Contrition Sign of the Cross The Lord! s Prayer Grace before Meals Glory to the Father Third Grade: Grace After Meals Sign of the Cross Apostles! Creed The Lord! s Prayer Mysteries of the Rosary Grace before Meals Glory to the Father An Act of Contrition Fourth Grade: Prayer of the Holy Spirit The Lord! s Prayer Prayer of St. Francis Acts of Faith, Hope, Grace before and Love after Meals Glory to the Father An Act of Contrition Apostles! Creed Mysteries of the Rosary
3 To be learned: To reinforce: Fifth Grade: Hail Holy Queen The Lord! s Prayer Mysteries of the Rosary Grace before and after Meals Glory to the Father An Act of Contrition Apostles! Creed Prayer of the Holy Spirit Prayer of St. Francis Acts of Faith, Hope, Love Sixth Grade Memorare Glory to the Father Stations of the Cross The Lord! s Prayer Mysteries of the Rosary An Act of Contrition Apostles! Creed Prayer of the Holy Spirit Prayer of St. Francis Acts of Faith, Hope, Love Hail Holy Queen
4 To be learned: To reinforce: Seventh Grade: Nicene Creed Glory to the Father The Lord! s Prayer Mysteries of the Rosary Grace before and after Meals An Act of Contrition Apostles! Creed Prayer of the Holy Spirit Prayer of St. Francis Acts of Faith, Hope, Love Hail Holy Queen Memorare Stations of the Cross Eighth Grade: Confiteor Glory to the Father Angelus The Lord! s Prayer Mysteries of the Rosary Grace before and after Meals An Act of Contrition Apostles! Creed Prayer of the Holy Spirit Prayer of St. Francis Acts of Faith, Hope, Love Hail Holy Queen Memorare Stations of the Cross Nicene Creed
5 KINDERGARTEN Beginning Prayers Sign of the Cross In the name of the Father, And of the Son, And of the Holy Spirit. Amen. The Lord s Prayer Our Father, who art in heaven, Hallowed be Thy name: Thy kingdom come; Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread; And forgive us our trespasses As we forgive those Who trespass against us; And lead us not into temptation; But deliver us from evil. Amen., full of Grace, The Lord is with you! Blessed are you among women, And blessed is the fruit of your womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, Pray for us sinners, now And at the hour of our death. Amen. Grace Before Meals Bless us, O Lord, And these Your gifts Which we are about to Receive from Your bounty, Through Christ, Our Lord. Amen Prayer Before Snack (optional) We fold our hands We bow our heads We thank you God For daily bread.
6 First Grade add the following prayers Glory to the Father Glory to the Father, And to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit As it was in the beginning Is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen. Option A My God, I offer you today All that I think and do and say, Uniting it with what was done on earth by Jesus Christ, Your Son. Amen. Option B God in Heaven, Morning has come and we are together again. Thank You for bringing us safely through the night. Our hearts are filled with love for You. Guide us today as we try to walk in Your way. Help us live in love and peace with each other. Strengthen our faith so that we may truly be children Of light. Jesus, our Savior, You gave Your life for us. We will try to live our Lives for You. We offer You this day our prayers and our work. We will do our best because we love You. Amen. Option C O Jesus, through the Immaculate Heart of Mary, I offer you my prayers, works, joys and sufferings of This day in union with the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass Throughout the world. I offer them for all the intentions of your Sacred Heart; The salvation of souls, reparation for sin, The reunion of Christians. I offer them for the intentions of our Bishops and in Particular for those recommended by our Holy Father this month. Amen.
7 Second Grade add the following prayers An Act of Contrition Option A My God, I am sorry for my sins with all my heart. In choosing to do wrong and failing to do good, I have sinned against You Whom I should love above all things. I firmly intend, with Your help, To do penance, To sin no more, And to avoid whatever Leads me to sin. Our Savior Jesus Christ Suffered and died for us. In His name, my God, Have Mercy. Amen An Act of Contrition Option B O my God, I am heartily sorry for having offended You. I detest all my sins because I dread the loss Of heaven and the pains of hell. But most of all because they offend You, my God. Who are all good and deserving of all my love. I firmly resolve, with the help of Your grace, To sin no more and to avoid the near occasions of sin. Amen. An Act of Contrition Option C O my God, I am heartily sorry for having offended Thee, And I detest all my sins, because I dread the loss of Heaven and the pains of hell, but most of all because They offend Thee, my God, who art all-good and Deserving of all my love. I firmly resolve, with the Help of Thy grace, to confess my sins, to do penance, And to amend my life. Amen.
8 Third Grade add the following prayers Grace After Meals We give you thanks almighty God, for these, And all the gifts which we have received from your Goodness, through Christ our Lord. Amen Apostles Creed I Believe in God, the Father Almighty, Creator of heaven and earth; And in Jesus Christ, His only Son, Our Lord Who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, Born of the Virgin Mary, Suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, Died, and was buried. He descended into hell; The third day He arose again from the dead, He ascended into heaven, sits at the right hand of God, The Father Almighty. From thence He shall come to judge the living and The dead. I believe in the Holy Spirit, the holy catholic Church, the communion of Saints, the forgiveness of sins, The resurrection of the body, and life everlasting. Amen. Mysteries of the Rosary Joyful Mysteries Sorrowful Mysteries 1. The Annunciation 1. The Agony in the Garden 2. The Visitation 2. The Scourging at the Pillar 3. The Birth of Jesus 3. The Crowning with Thorns 4. The Presentation of Jesus in the Temple 4. The Carrying of the Cross 5. The Finding of Jesus in the Temple 5. The Crucifixion and Death of Jesus Glorious Mysteries Mysteries of Light 1. The Resurrection 1. The Baptism of the Lord 2. The Ascension 2. The Miracle at the Wedding at Cana 3. The Descent of the Holy Spirit 3. The Preaching of the Kingdom 4. The Assumption of Mary into Heaven Of God 5. The Coronation of Mary as Queen 4. The Transfiguration Of Heaven 5. The Institution of the Eucharist
9 Fourth Grade add the following prayers Prayer to the Holy Spirit Come, Holy Spirit, Fill the hearts of your faithful And kindle in them The fire of your love. Send forth your Spirit, O Lord, And they shall be created. And you shall renew The face of the earth. Amen Prayer of St. Francis (A Prayer for Peace) Lord, make me an instrument of your peace; where there is hatred, let me sow love: where there is injury, pardon; where there is doubt, faith; where there is despair, hope; where there is darkness, light; and where there is sadness, joy. Grant that I may not so much seek to be consoled as to console; To be understood as to understand; To be loved as to love; for it is in giving that we receive, It is in pardoning that we are pardoned, and it is in dying That we are born to eternal life. Act of Faith O my God, I firmly believe that you are one God in three Divine Persons, The Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. I believe in Jesus Christ, your Son, Who became man and died for our sins, and who will come to judge the living and the dead. I believe these and all the truths which the Holy Catholic Church teaches, because you have revealed them, who can neither deceive not be deceived. Amen. Act of Love O my god, trusting in Your infinite goodness and promises, I hope to obtain pardon of my sins, the help of Your grace, and life everlasting, through the merits of Jesus Christ, my Lord and Redeemer. Amen. Act of Love O my God, I love you above all things, with my whole heart and soul, because You are all-good and worthy of all my love. I love my neighbor as myself for the Love of You. I forgive all those who have injured me, and I ask pardon for all whom I have injured. Amen.
10 Fifth Grade add the following prayer Hail Holy Queen Hail, Holy Queen, Mother of Mercy, our life, our sweetness and our hope. To you we cry, poor banished children of Eve. To you do we send up our sighs, mourning and weeping in this valley of tears. Turn then, most gracious Advocate, your eyes of mercy toward us. And after this our exile show unto us the blessed fruit of your womb, Jesus. O clement, O loving, O sweet Virgin Mary, Pray for us, Holy Mother of God, That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ. Sixth Grade add the following prayers Memorare Remember, O most gracious Virgin Mary, that never was it known that anyone who fled to your protection, implored your help, or sought your intercession, was left unaided. Inspired by this confidence, I fly to you, O Virgin of Virgins, my Mother. To you I come; before you I stand, sinful and sorrowful. O Mother of the Word Incarnate, despise not my petitions, but in your mercy, hear and answer me. Amen. Stations of the Cross The First Station: The Second Station: The Third Station: The Fourth Station: The Fifth Station: The Sixth Station: The Seventh Station: The Eighth Station: The Ninth Station: The Tenth Station: The Eleventh Station: The Twelfth Station: The Thirteenth Station: The Fourteenth Station: Jesus is Condemned to Die Jesus Carries His Cross Jesus Falls the First Time Jesus Meets His Mother Simon Helps Jesus Carry His Cross Veronica Wipes Jesus! Face Jesus Falls the Second Time Jesus Meets the Women of Jerusalem Jesus Falls the Third Time Jesus is Stripped of His Garments Jesus is Nailed to the Cross Jesus Dies on the Cross Jesus is Taken Down from the Cross Jesus is Laid in the Tomb.
11 Seventh Grade add the following prayer Nicene Creed We believe in one God, the Father, the Almighty, maker of heaven and earth, of all that is seen and unseen. We believe in one Lord, Jesus Christ, the only Son of God, eternally begotten of the Father, God from God, Light from Light, true God from true God, begotten, not made, one in Being with the Father. Through him all things were made. For us and for our salvation he came down from heaven; by the power of the Holy Spirit he was born of the Virgin Mary, and became man. For us and for our salvation he came down from heaven; by the power of the Holy Spirit he was born of the Virgin Mary, and became man. For our sake he was crucified under Pontius Pilate; he suffered, died and was buried. On the third day he rose again in fulfillment of the Scriptures; he ascended into heaven and is seated at the right hand of the Father. He will come again in glory to judge the living and the dead, and his kingdom will have no end. We believe in the Holy Spirit, the Lord, the giver of life, who proceeds from the Father and the Son. With the Father and Son he is worshipped and glorified. He has spoken through the Prophets. We believe in one holy, catholic and apostolic Church. We acknowledge one baptism for the forgiveness of sins. We look for the resurrection of the dead, and the life of the world to come. Amen.
12 Eighth Grade add the following prayers Confiteor I confess to almighty God, and to you, my brothers and sisters, that I have sinned through my own fault, in my thoughts and in my words, in what I have done and what I have failed to do; and I ask blessed Mary, ever virgin, and the angels and saints, and you, my brothers and sisters, to pray for me to the Lord our God. Angelus V. The Angel of the Lord declared unto Mary, R. And she was conceived of the Holy Spirit. " V. Behold the handmaid of the Lord. R. Be it done unto me according to your word.... V. And the Word was made flesh. R. And dwelt among us.... V. Pray for us, O holy Mother of God, R. That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ. Let us Pray. Pour forth, O Lord, Your grace into our hearts: that we, to whom the incarnation of Christ your Son was made known by the message of an angel, may by His passion and cross be brought to the glory of His Resurrection, through the same Christ our Lord. Amen.